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UPinion: The Canary in the Coal Mine

By A J Sidransky Shortly after the massacre that occurred last week at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Led Black asked me to write a piece about my thoughts relative to this terrible tragedy. I have to say…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Hip-Hop Lotto Losers

On the latest episode of the award winning Latinos Out Loud podcast the crew discuss the billion dollar Mega Millions jackpot, female Halloween costume no-no’s and how China is trying to launch a fake moon. The special guest this…

OZY Take on America @ Riverside Church

10/22/18: Take On America @ Riverside Church

Join the global digital magazine Ozy for a televised debate on Monday, October 22 from 6 pm to 9 pm at the venerable Riverside Church. The new show Take On America will be making a stop in our neck…

Uptown Talk: Gimlet’s The Horror of Dolores Roach

The latest podcast series from Gimlet is set in our beloved Washington Heights. After sixteen years in prison, the indomitable Dolores Roach (Daphne Rubin-Vega) returns to a Washington Heights that has changed drastically in her absence. Her boyfriend missing,…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Rear Naked Choke

On the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast the crew chop it up about WiFi in the Dominican Republic, drunken birds and Banksy’s self-shredding artwork. The special guests this week are Favy Fav and Babelito of the…

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El Alto: A Matter of Time

BY John Paul Infante How does one begin? Francis Mateo’s El Alto is having a release party at Word Up Bookstore on August 11th at 3PM. Or should I begin… Francis Mateo’s El Alto had a release party at…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud in the USA

On the season three finale, the Latino Out Loud gang discuss cheating on your barber, the Hot Water Challenge and Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra’s engagement. The special guest this week is none other than the illustrious journalist Maria…

08/01/18: Community Forum on Proposed Inwood Rezoning

Inwood Rezoning Community Forum Wednesday, August 1, 2018 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Washington Heights Academy (202 Sherman Avenue) Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will hold an Inwood Rezoning Community Forum on…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Kulture Shock

On the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast the gang discuss the “In My Feelings” dance challenge, Cardi B’s new baby and the inherent intuitiveness of long hair. The special guest this week is Univision’s Gelena Solano.…